Training

Train with Chrissie – Competition winner announced

At last! We announce the name of the lucky 220 reader who will be mentored by Chrissie Wellington for the next 12 months
25 July 2014 at 13:11

Preview: the Outlaw Triathlon 2014

Nottingham epic returns this Sunday, with cooler weather expected to deliver near-perfect conditions for over 1,100 athletes
25 July 2014 at 10:18

Training plan for your first Olympic-distance triathlon

Feeling inspired by the Commonwealths? Check out our 12-week training plan and take on Olympic-distance racing

Nine tips for dodging injury and illness as a triathlete

With race season here, you need to hit that start line 100% fit and well. Here’s the advice you need to ensure you do exactly that
24 July 2014 at 16:04

Three steps to practising your swim drafting until it's perfect

We show you the basic steps for drilling this key skill in the pool with some training buddies, so you can get it right come race day and save valuable energy in the dip
23 July 2014 at 15:02

Revealed – the Ironman UK athletes who qualified for Kona

We have the names of the fifty athletes who won their spot at this year's Ironman World Championship, taking place in Hawaii this October
23 July 2014 at 14:17

How triathletes can get the most out of Strava, Garmin Connect and other online services

With online training analysis services becoming increasingly popular for triathlon training, we take a look at how to get the most benefit from them without becoming obsessed by stats
22 July 2014 at 15:43

The Weekend Warrior on… the madness of triathletes

220 columnist Martyn Brunt finds a common theme to many of the athletes he meets at Ironman Lanzarote – nuttiness
22 July 2014 at 12:15

Blog: The Endurance Adventurer takes on Snowdonia

Australian tri newbie Luke Tyburski targets the Double Brutal Extreme Triathlon this autumn, which he says is “a good place to start”. Just as well he likes a challenge...
21 July 2014 at 16:44

Three steps to better swim sighting

We show you the basic steps necessary for getting it right on race day
21 July 2014 at 15:01

Bracht and Carfrae take Roth

Timo and Rinny produce the goods as Roth celebrates its 30th birthday
20 July 2014 at 15:00

Beat the heat when going long

Take a look at our fuelling advice for long-distance duels in the sun, and make sure you don't fall victim to dehydration – or worse
18 July 2014 at 15:28

Gallery: Challenge Roth press conference

Rachel Joyce, Mirinda Carfrae and Pete Jacobs among the long-distance stars at Bavarian classic’s pre-race press conference
18 July 2014 at 10:36

Luke McKenzie ready to race at Roth

220 talks exclusively to the Ironman athlete as he gets ready to race Roth this weekend and looks ahead to the challenges of Kona 2014
18 July 2014 at 10:27

Getting ready for aquathlons

Got the swim/run bug? Check out our guide to prepping for your next aquathlon, including advice on combating dizziness after the swim
17 July 2014 at 15:33

Roth ready to roll

Challenge Roth expecting Carfrae, Joyce and 220,000 spectators on Sunday
17 July 2014 at 14:28

Blog: Awkward truths at the Surrey Human Performance Institute

In a bid to improve his race performances, age-grouper David ‘Big Man’ Pawsey tries the Advanced Triathlon Package – and learns lots from his day as a lab rat...
17 July 2014 at 12:15  (3)

Gallery: the Bastion

Check out these photos from last weekend's long-distance race at Hever Castle – the Bastion
16 July 2014 at 10:50  (2)

Injury forces Helen Jenkins out of Commonwealth Games 2014

Former ITU world champion says it’s “almost certain” she won’t be racing again this season after injuring her foot at WTS Hamburg
16 July 2014 at 09:27

Hector and Cartmell take the Bastion

Scottish stars win the inaugural Bastion long-distance event at Hever Castle
15 July 2014 at 17:00